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GLC Gateway Academy - Head of Music

Type of Position:Head of Music
Academy:GLC Gateway Academy
Salary:Teachers’ Mainscale plus TLR2B £4,654per annum
Start Date:January 20
Closing Date: Friday 15 November 2019 9am

At the Gateway Academy we are passionate about learning. Our highest priority is to provide an environment to our students that excites, motivates and challenges them and encourages lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them. 

We are seeking to recruit a well-qualified, enthusiastic Head of Music who is able to communicate his/her passion throughout the school. The successful candidate will be passionate about music education for all students regardless of background and will, above all, be an inspirational practitioner. The music department is a hub of excitement and activity during and after school and has a strong singing culture already established. The successful candidate should be able to facilitate students who wish to initiate and develop their own musical interests and should be enthusiastic to take a leading role in the Performing Arts team to put on whole school productions. Applications from experienced or existing Heads of Department are welcome as well as applications from aspiring Middle Leaders. Training and Development opportunities will be provided as part of our recruitment process. 

If you have a passion for learning we would like to hear from you. 

If you would like further information, to arrange a visit or to request an application pack, we would love to hear from you. Please either telephone Jo Jones on 01375 489034, or send an email: or visit our website at 

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 November 2019 9am
Interviews will be held: ongoing
Interview location: The Gateway Academy, Marshfoot Road, Chadwell St Mary, Essex RM16 4LU 

The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure. 

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